Freetown

Airbus 330

Flying between the West African capitals of Freetown and Banjul should take about an hour. But as the BBC's Umaru Fofana found out, it can be quicker and easier to fly via Morocco or even Belgium.

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Here's how your aid to Freetown was used

Gill Sennett

BBC Local Live

If you donated food, clothing or equipment to help the people affected by August's mudslide in Hull's twin town of Freetown then this is what happened to it:

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The devastating mudslide left hundreds dead and thousands homeless in the Regent district of Freetown in Sierra Leone.

The Freetown Society in Hull raised £7,000 and the Send A Child To School charity £2,500.